Two men threw bike at victim in city centre attack

Looking towards Stonebow from Peasholme Green. Photograph © Google Street View
28 Dec 2017 @ 12.07 pm
| Crime, News

A man was injured after two people threw a bike at him in a late-night attack.

Two men approached the victim and threw the bicycle at him on Peasholme Green/ Stonebow at 12.30am on Friday, 22 December.

The suspects cycled off towards the Layerthorpe area.

Police are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

The first attacker is described as

  • white
  • with a wiry build
  • wearing a grey hoodie with the hood up
  • a scarf covering half of his face
  • and denim jeans.

He had a light-coloured bicycle.

The second attacker was

  • wearing a dark top
  • and had a blue bike.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Leon Dryden
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Leon Dryden here
Quote reference number 12170227623